Sfax Tourism

Sfax (Arabic: صفاقس‎‎ ; Berber: Sifaks) is a city in Tunisia, located 270 km (170 mi) southeast of Tunis. The city, founded in AD 849 on the ruins of Taparura and Thaenae, is the capital of the Sfax Governorate (about 955,421 inhabitants in 2014), and a Mediterranean port. Sfax has a population of 330,440 (census 2014). The main economic activities of Sfax are industries (phosphate processing), agriculture (olive and olive oil, nuts), fishing (largest fishing port in Tunisia) and trade (import-export). The city is often described as Tunisia's "second city" (after the capital Tunis).

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This is a comprehensive travel guide for Sfax in Tunisia. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Sfax like a local. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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  • Know the pollution level of Sfax before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 92.86 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 68.18 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 36.36 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 90.91 (Very High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 70.45 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 87.5 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 88.46 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 97.5 (Very High)
  • How safe is Sfax for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Sfax.

    • Burglary and Theft 43.18 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 43.18 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 22.73 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 61.36 (High)
    • Car Stealing 40.91 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 45.45 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 31.82 (Low)
    • Drug offense 36.36 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 45.45 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 22.73 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 31.82 (Low)
    • Safety Index 57.94 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 94.52 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 97.69 (Very High)
    • Health Care Index 80.56 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 12.15 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Sfax

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.07 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.75 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 33 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 57.4 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 39.53 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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